The International Labour Organization’s Co-operative Branch and the World of Work Series have put out two new briefs on Gender Equality and Domestic Workers.
Leveraging the cooperative advantage for women’s empowerment and gender equality. To read more about how cooperative enterprises help promote gender equality and the ways in which women can make use of the cooperative advantage to access opportunities that are otherwise denied to them, click here
Cooperating out of Isolation: Domestic Workers Cooperatives. The ILO estimates that, worldwide, there are at least 52.6 million domestic workers, of which four-fifths are women. To read more about the progress over the past few years in recognizing rights of domestic workers at work at the international level click here